On the occasion of International Street Vendors Day, 14th November 2020, a Street Awareness Campaign was carried out by North East Network (NEN) Nagaland, in collaboration with Self Employed Women Association (SEWA) Nagaland.
The campaign focused on sensitizing the Street vendors on Nagaland Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Rules 2019, their rights and obligations, and
highlight the significant contribution of women Street vendors to their families and society at large.
At Kohima, North East Network Nagaland team reached out to street vendors at High School Colony, Razhu Point, and the BOC area. At Dimapur, the District Executive Committee of Dimapur SEWA reached out to street vendors in New Market, Purana Bazaar, Super Market, and Rangapahar. An information booth was set up at Dimapur in order to provide relevant information on SEWA, it’s work with street vendors, and Nagaland Street Vendors Rules 2019 to SEWA members and the public.
This day is celebrated across the world to raise awareness on the significant challenges that street vendors face and call for recognition of the contribution made by street vendors to local and national development.